Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Betsalel London

 

L. was born in 1900 in Odessa, Ukraine.

Already at the age of ten or eleven he made a "tsurik-kuntsn".

After finishing the gymnasium, entering into the Polytechnium Institute, participating in various "evenings". He learned in the Russian dramatic studio of Lorenzo and afterwards finished the Russian drama school.

In 1920 he entered into the Russian theatre "Krasni Fakl", 1921-23 -- he was active in the Russian theatre "Masadram", in 1923 -- on the way to America -- he acted for two years in Yiddish in Havana (Cuba).

Since 1925 -- in Eretz Yisrael, where he participated at first in "Hiatrun Evri", afterwards "Tiatrun amnut", then "Hiatrun lumi", and afterwards in the small-art stages "Kumkum" and "Hmtata".
 

Sh. E.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 996.
 

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